DRG to Release Sullivan's "Dorothy Fields Songbook"

News   DRG to Release Sullivan's "Dorothy Fields Songbook" Cabaret favorite KT Sullivan, seen on Broadway in the revival of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, has recorded a new solo album for the DRG Records label.

Entitled "A Fine Romance: A Dorothy Fields Songbook," the CD is scheduled for release in 2006. Inspired by Sullivan's cabaret tribute to the late songwriter, the CD features musical direction, piano accompaniment and supporting vocals by Mark Nadler. Song titles include "I Won't Dance" and "On the Sunny Side of the Street," among others. KT Sullivan has been seen on Broadway in Three Penny Opera, Broadway and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. She recently presented her English-German language show Vienna to Weimar in London's West End. Among her solo recordings are "Crazy World," "The Songs of Bart Howard: Live from Rainbow & Stars" and "The Songs of Harold Arlen."

Born in 1905 Dorothy Fields became the first woman inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Fields collaborated with a host of popular composers, including Jimmy McHugh, Oscar Levant, Jerome Kern, Arthur Schwartz, Harry Warren, Harold Arlen, Cy Coleman and Quincy Jones, writing scores for more than 50 films, Broadway musicals and revues. Among her best-known songs are "I Can't Give You Anything But Love," "I'm in the Mood for Love," "Big Spender," "On the Sunny Side of the Street," "A Fine Romance," "I Won't Dance," "It's Not Where You Start," "The Way You Look Tonight" and "If My Friends Could See Me Now." In addition to her lyrics for such musicals as Stars in Your Eyes, Seesaw and Sweet Charity, Fields also penned the books for the Broadway musicals Annie Get Your Gun, Let's Face It, Something for the Boys and Mexican Hayride.

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